Bipolar Disorder

While mood swings may be common for some once in a while, someone diagnosed with bipolar disorder may experience this emotional pendulum for weeks.  Also referred to as manic-depressive disorder, this mental health issue causes people to have extreme stages of euphoric ideas, to depression, to hypomania, and then to lethargy.

Alive Recovery has teamed up with the best in the mental healthcare field to help those suffering from bipolar and its alarming symptoms.

Typically, bipolar disorders surface in a person’s adolescent years up until their early twenties. If treatment is ignored, it can render a person with debilitating side-effects.

Alive Recovery can locate the right mental health care provider and treatment for its clients.


Bipolar Disorder Symptoms

As mentioned earlier, bipolar disorder is a pendulum of manic and hypomania disorders and depressive episodes.

Signs of manic and hypomania moods may include:

  • Elevated energy
  • Poor judgment
  • Grandiose ideas
  • Irritability
  • Tangent thinking
  • Decreased or increased sex drive
  • Paranoia
  • Anxiety
  • Sleeplessness

And more …

Signs of a depressive period may include:

  • Lethargy
  • Depression
  • Irritability
  • Insomnia
  • Loss of interest
  • Worthlessness
  • Guilt and shame
  • Thoughts of suicide

And more …


Types of Treatment

The primary success for treating a bipolar disorder is tailored care.  It’s an individualized mental health disorder.

A therapy regimen may include a blend of the following care:

  • Medication
  • Individual therapy
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Psycho education
  • Group and Interpersonal therapy

Once recommended, family therapy can be introduced as well.

Following in care treatment, continuing care may include IOP, outpatient therapy and other types of community resources.

Alive Recovery will make certain their clients are secure in every stage of their recovery.


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